Rocket Fuel Announces Pricing of Follow-On Offering

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rocket Fuel Inc. (Nasdaq:FUEL) today announced the pricing of its follow-on public offering of 5,000,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $61.00 per share. Rocket Fuel is offering 2,000,000 shares and certain selling stockholders are offering 3,000,000 shares. In addition, certain of the selling stockholders have granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 750,000 additional shares of common stock from them to cover over-allotments. Rocket Fuel will not receive any of the proceeds from the sale of the shares being sold by the selling stockholders.

Credit Suisse, Citigroup and Goldman, Sachs & Co. are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. Credit Suisse and Citigroup are acting as representatives of the underwriters for the offering. Needham & Company, Oppenheimer & Co., Piper Jaffray and BMO Capital Markets are acting as co-managers.

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with, and declared effective by, the Securities and Exchange Commission. The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of the final prospectus related to the offering may be obtained, when available, from Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, One Madison Avenue, New York, New York, 10010, by phone at (800) 221-1037 or by email at; from Citigroup Global Markets Inc. c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, by phone at (800) 831-9146 or by email at; or from Goldman, Sachs & Co., Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, New York 10282, by phone at (866) 471-2526 or by email at

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

CONTACT: Investor Relations Contact: Alex Wellins The Blueshirt Group 415-217-5861 Media Relations Contact: Jessica Cheney Atomic 415-593-1400, ext. 1688 rocketfuel@atomicpr.comSource:Rocket Fuel Inc.